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The places we are born, grow, live, work, and age were not created equitably for all.
Women of color tend to live in places with less access to opportunity—safe places to walk and play, healthy food, quality education, public transportation, employment opportunities, and preventive health care. This hinders educational attainment, income, and physical and mental health.
Fortunately, women are increasingly standing up to the historical social, environmental, and political issues that spur poor health.
To celebrate Women’s History Month, let’s use #SaludTues on March 13, 2018, to tweet about awesome women who have and continue to build a culture of health for Latino and all families in the places they live.
- WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Women in Health, the Environment, and Policy”
- TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. EST Tuesday, March 13, 2018
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
- CO-HOSTS: National Women’s History Project (@officialNWHP); Latinas in STEM (@LatinasinSTEM)
- OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenSTEM #LatinasInStem
We’ll open the floor to historical facts as well as your experiences we explore:
- Women in healthcare: research, practice and prevention
- Women in the environment: conservation/protection/sustainability and the built environment
- Women in policy: policy and systems changes at federal, state and local level
Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter, and share facts and stories about women in health, the environment, and policy.
Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.